Chapter 17.76 Fuel Tanks


17.76.010 Permit Issuance.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 140207, effective Aug. 1, 1975.) Whenever, in the opinion of the Commissioner In Charge of Public Works, and the City Engineer, the installation of a fuel tank in the street area with not interfere with the present use or with any contemplated plans for the early use of any street, a permit may be granted by the City Engineer if approved by the Commissioner of Public Works. The permit shall then be issued to the owner or occupant of the lot or tract adjacent to the street to be occupied by the fuel tank, upon payment of a fee as prescribed in Section 17.24.020.


17.76.020 Conditions.

The applicant for fuel tank installation in the street area shall sign an application for permit in which he agrees to accept the revocable permit subject to its terms and limitations, saving the City harmless from damages both to himself and to all persons claiming or to claim therefor.


17.76.030 Form of Permit.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 185397, effective July 6, 2012.)  The permit when issued shall be in substantially the following form:

 

REVOCABLE PERMIT

 

A revocable permit is hereby granted to . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(owner or occupant) of Lot. . . . . . , Block . . . . . . . ,   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Addition to install and maintain a tank for the storage of fuel oil in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Street between . . . . . . . . . . . . . Street and. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Street, being in that particular area lying between the      . . . . . . . curb line closest to the street centerline and the . . . . . . . . .  line of said street, abutting the above described property.

This permit is for the use of the street area only and shall not exempt the grantee from securing a permit from the Fire Marshal and complying with all requirements of the fire regulations, from taking out a permit from the City Engineer to open the street, or from taking out licenses or permits required by any existing ordinances for any operation or construction carried on under the permit hereby granted.

The permit granted hereunder is revocable at any time at the pleasure of the Council.  No expenditure of money thereunder, lapse of time, or other act or thing shall operate as an estoppel against the City or be held to give the grantee any vested or other right.  Upon revocation, the grantee shall within 30 days discontinue the use of the tank and shall put the portion of the street affected by said tank in a condition as good as the adjacent portion of the street, all of which shall be done as directed by and to the satisfaction of the City Engineer.

The grantee herein assumes full responsibility for all accidents or damage which may occur in connection with the installation of the tank, and agrees to hold the City, the City Engineer, and each and all the officers and employees of the City free and harmless from any claims for damages to persons or property which may be occasioned by the installation or its maintenance.